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An article in the September 1926 edition of ''Railway and Locomotive Engineering''  the Virginian Railway reported that the railroad had just opened its entire electrified zone between Mullens, West Virginia and Roanoke, Virginia. The section between Mullens and Princeton, WV had been in operation for about one year. According to the article, the first electric locomotive arrived on the Virginian in July 1925 and electrical operation of trains on Clarks Gap hill began on September 15, 1925.  
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An article in the September 1926 edition of ''Railway and Locomotive Engineering''  the Virginian Railway reported that the railroad had just opened its entire electrified zone between [http://www.wvexp.com/index.php/Mullens,_West_Virginia Mullens, West Virginia] and Roanoke, Virginia. The section between Mullens and [http://www.wvexp.com/index.php/Princeton,_West_Virginia Princeton, WV] had been in operation for about one year. According to the article, the first electric locomotive arrived on the Virginian in July 1925 and electrical operation of trains on Clarks Gap hill began on September 15, 1925.  
  
 
Source: http://archive.org/details/railwaylocomotiv39newy
 
Source: http://archive.org/details/railwaylocomotiv39newy

Revision as of 19:21, 6 October 2012

Map of electrified zone on Virginia Ry.

An article in the September 1926 edition of Railway and Locomotive Engineering the Virginian Railway reported that the railroad had just opened its entire electrified zone between Mullens, West Virginia and Roanoke, Virginia. The section between Mullens and Princeton, WV had been in operation for about one year. According to the article, the first electric locomotive arrived on the Virginian in July 1925 and electrical operation of trains on Clarks Gap hill began on September 15, 1925.

Source: http://archive.org/details/railwaylocomotiv39newy


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